Global Vice-Chair and ASEAN CEO: Gerald Singham
Number of partners: 90
Number of lawyers: 200
Languages: English, Japanese, Malay, Mandarin and various Chinese dialects, Tamil
Dentons Rodyk is one of Singapore's Big Five law firms, with a team of around 200 lawyers offering clients a full suite of legal services necessary to do business locally and globally. With over 160 years of establishment, consistently ranked highly in leading publications, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality advice to our clients while maintaining strong working relationships with key public sector agencies and leading organisations in the private sector. Our combination with global law firm Dentons, makes us part of the world’s largest law firm with 5,900 lawyers and professionals in over 160 locations in more than 80 countries.
Designed to be different, Dentons Rodyk can help you grow, protect, operate and finance your business. Our polycentric and purpose-driven approach, together with our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and ESG, ensures we challenge the status quo to stay focused on what matters most to you.
The first global pan-ASEAN law firm, Dentons ASEAN has an established history in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Philippines and Singapore and will continue to grow our presence through combinations with exceptional local firms across the ASEAN region and help clients navigate change wherever they are located. Dentons ASEAN recently announced a combination with leading Philippine law firm, PJS Law, to be formalised in early 2024.
In the new dynamic decade, clients continue to be confronted with complex scenarios and want to work with a purpose-driven law firm that has the experience and confidence to help them thrive at wherever they are located. Through our combinations with firms that are leaders in their respective communities and local markets, along with the partner firms in Dentons’ Nextlaw Referral Network, Dentons is ideally positioned to support our clients everywhere in ASEAN and around the globe.
Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance:
Full range of services from regulatory and compliance advisory services to complex structured finance and project finance.
Domestic and cross-border IPOs, secondary offerings (placements, rights issues and bonus issues), spin-off transactions and REITs, ICOs, debt capital and structured product offerings.
Competition & Antitrust:
Competition compliance programmes and innovative solutions to complex regulatory issues.
Full range of legal advice from inception and structuring of projects to contract administration and dispute resolution.
Corporate compliance and governance issues, continuous, up-to-date information on duties and responsibilities of corporate officers.
Corporate Real Estate:
High-value, complex and innovative transactions including financing advice.
Experienced in employment issues and disputes arising from organisational restructuring, merger or downsizing exercises, wrongful termination and summary dismissal matters.
Development, acquisition, financing, procurement, construction, fuel supply, operation and maintenance of power projects.
Franchising & Distribution:
Franchising and related distribution models across various industry sectors and representing international franchise systems of all sizes.
Infrastructure & PPP:
Assisting public owners, concessionaires, lenders and contractors with PPP arrangements across a broad range of infrastructure sectors.
Advising insurers, underwriters and professional firms on insurance coverage issues and disputes.
Experienced in arbitral proceedings including ICC, SIAC, CIETAC, HKIAC, ICSID, AAA, LCIA, LMAA, SCC, UNCITRAL and WIPO.
Intellectual Property & Technology:
Legal counsel and advisory services from the registration and management of intellectual property to transactions and contentious actions.
Advising on a wide range of Islamic finance products, dispute resolution and acting for individuals in respect to Islamic wealth management and waqf/ trust advisory services.
Advising on a product’s life cycle, from regulatory advice, monetisation and commercialisation, to litigious representation.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
High-profile and complex regulatory breaches and private prosecution cases; partnership disputes between local and international firms.
Mergers & Acquisitions:
Advising financial vendors and acquirors across a wide spectrum of industries.
Privacy & Cybersecurity:
Designing real-world strategies to unlock the power of data while building trust in brands.
Legal and regulatory aspects including continuing compliance requirements and standards of corporate governance.
Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy:
Legal and commercial solutions to creditors, insolvent companies, insolvency practitioners and professionals, administrators, managers and liquidators.
Transactional matters, inbound and outbound investments, and structuring work.
Trade, WTO & Customs:
Factoring, purchase order financing, pre-export and post-shipment commodity financing, counter trade and letters of credit.
Extensive experience in handling complex matters in aviation, maritime, shipping, P&I practice and international trade sectors.
Trusts, Estates & Wealth Preservation:
Advising on trusts, estates, wealth planning, family business succession and probate.
Venture Technology & Emerging Growth Companies:
Advising founders, entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging growth companies, accelerators and incubators seed and venture capital funds and other institutional investors.
White Collar & Government Investigations:
Advising clients in investigations by enforcement agencies throughout the courtroom process.
Provided by Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP